Brown Crocodile Handbag Purse by Nettie Rosenstein

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This week 1stdibs is highlighting American Designers. Nettie Rosenstein is one of our favorite handbag designers. Her handbag designs have influenced many makers over the years, including Judith Leiber and Kieselstein-Cord. We are adding a few Rosenstein pieces to our 1stdibs collection for this week.



This structured handbag is made from the best centerskin crocodile. The brass findings are Italian and there is minimal hardware. The snap down clasp is also covered in crocodile skin. Rosenstein bags were hand made by the finest Florence craftsmen.



The owner's initials are stamped in gold over one of the interior pockets.



Note: Total height is 11 1/2". The handle drop is 4".
Details
Designer
Nettie Rosenstein
Brand
Nettie Rosenstein
Place of Origin
Italy
Period
1950-1959
Condition
Excellent, original condition. Gently used. Based on the fine condition, it is apparent that the bag was used sparingly. Usually the women who owned these spectacular bags were wealthy and had many bags in their closets.
Dealer Location
Lambertville, NJ
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
AU0911026341
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1stdibs seller since 2009
Located in Lambertville, NJ

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